Alpha Beta Double-Negative T Cells for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • Soft Test Code:
  • MSOT
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • ALPS
Alternate Names
  • Alpha/Beta positive
  • ALPS Screen
  • Canale-Smith syndrome
  • CD4/CD8 negative
  • DNT
  • Double negative T cells
Clinical Significance

Diagnosing autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome, primarily in patients <45 years of age


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

3.0 mL Whole Blood in a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA

Alternate Specimen

TransportAndStorage

72 hours Ambient

Collection Instructions

Specimen must arrive to the testing laboratory within 24 hours of collection

Specimen may only be drawn Monday thru Friday

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Results


Methodology:
  • Flow Cytometry (FC)

Clinical Significance

Diagnosing autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome, primarily in patients <45 years of age


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Mayo Laboratory
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Miscellaneous
Turn Around Time

3 to 5 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

00913333


CPT Coding

82449